One size fits all guidelines for breast cancer screenings are no longer the default as medical experts look to provide a personalized approach based on an individual’s risk factors. Nobody knows your body better than you.
Car dealerships throughout northcentral Pennsylvania are teaming up with Susquehanna Health Foundation for Drive for a Cause during the month of October.
Proper screening is important for detecting cancer early – when it is most likely to be curable. According to the American College of Radiology, mammography has helped reduce breast cancer deaths by nearly 40% since 1990.
UPMC Susquehanna is partnering with regional high school and college athletics programs to help raise breast cancer awareness by painting the fields and courts pink during special Pink Out games.
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, UPMC Susquehanna will offer $55 mammograms to women with limited or no insurance coverage and no prior history of breast disease.
Heading off the beaten path to walk or run combines the physical activity with a meditative, mind-body experience. Join UPMC Susquehanna’s Spirit of Women to Take a Hike with Spirit on Thursday, July 25 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in South Williamsport.
UPMC Susquehanna Muncy, located at 215 East Water Street in Muncy, now offers 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue.
Genetic testing to discover ancestry is becoming very popular. Discovering your family history can reveal unexpected connections, new storylines, and a world of new relatives. But, there’s another benefit for some specific types of genetic testing.
One size fits all guidelines for breast cancer screenings are giving way to a more personalized approach, based on an individual’s risk factors, to determine the age, frequency and type of breast cancer screening that will be most effective.
UPMC Susquehanna welcomes Mohammad Tahir, MD, PhD
UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers + Sailors, 32-36 Central Ave. in Wellsboro, now offers 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue.
McCormick Law Firm’s Pink Crusaders earmarked their year-long fundraising for 2017 for a donation of $3,500 to the Breast Health Center at UPMC Susquehanna.